Being a family caregiver does not mean that you have to do it all yourself. Here are some tips.
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Taking steps to protect your own health while caring for a senior with the flu is vital to guarding your own well-being, and to preventing the spread of this sickness among others. Here are some tips.
When you first hear that you're aging loved one is suffering from a severe medical condition such as Parkinson's disease, you will need to make a variety of decisions. One of the most meaningful and impactful can be whether to begin home care services for them. Here are some reasons why.
Is your parent or family member staying in a hospital or rehab facility and going to be discharged soon? To ensure a smooth return home and prevent a hospital readmission, go through this checklist to make sure you really are ready to bring your parent home from the hospital.
Are you one of over 8 million Canadians who provide care to a family member or friend? Finding ways to reduce your stress is important to prevent caregiver burnout and help both you and your loved one feel as happy and well cared for as possible.
If you ask family caregivers about things they wish they knew, you'd get a range of responses. Before you provide homecare for an aging parent, keep these issues in mind.
Caregiver support groups can be an important source of support for caregivers, from emotional support and community referrals to simply being around others who understand what you're going through. Finding the time for a support group can be difficult, but here are 5 reasons why you should make this a priority to care for yourself as well as you do for your loved one.
Homecare services are not one-size-fits-all; they are as unique and individualized as the wide range of clients we serve. Because home caregivers help people in so many different ways, there are a lot of misconceptions about exactly what home caregivers can do for individuals and their families. Keep reading to learn 4 common myths about homecare and let us show you how homecare services can benefit your entire family.
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